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Joe Rogan Breaks Down Conor McGregor’s Elite Counter Striking

On this week’s edition of the Joe Rogan Experience’s occasional “Fight Companion” series, Joe Rogan, Eddie Bravo, Brendan Schaub and Bryan Callen – as usual – seemed to find their attentions straying away from the fights happening on-screen, instead opting to indulge in their own conversation, usually one found more out of the left-field. The topic at the time was one …

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Watch: Boxing Great Waxes Lyrical About Conor McGregor’s Decision To Rematch Nate Diaz At 170

When asked to explain why Conor McGregor’s rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 200 is scheduled to take place at 170lbs, the promotion’s president, Dana White, told SportsCenter that it was all down to the “obsessed” Irishman. White revealed that McGregor had stubbornly clung to the idea of exacting revenge for his first UFC defeat under circumstances identical to those …

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WATCH: Stunning Upset KO Ends Six Year Title Reign

Marco Huck’s record seeking cruiserweight title reign was brought to an abrupt halt on Friday night, August 14th, at the heavy hands of unbeaten Pole, Krzystof Glowacki. In a fight that will be a candidate in every category when it comes to year end awards, Glowacki hammered Huck into unconsciousness to register an 11th round KO win, at the Prudential …

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MMA Vs Boxing: A Brief History Of Crossover Clashes

Seamus Raftery examines the history of crossover clashes between boxers and mixed martial artists. Conor McGregor is the most headline hogging athlete in the world today. This week, he has been all over the news due to the chaos surrounding UFC 189. Yesterday, he was grabbing the limelight for a different reason, however. Whilst a guest on, American chat show, …

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This Week in Boxing History: Steve Collins v Nigel Benn

What? Steve Collins v Nigel Benn I When? July 6th 1996 Where? Manchester Arena, Manchester Background The 1990’s was a golden era for the middleweight and super-middleweight divisions on this side of the Atlantic. In the late 1980’s and early 1990’s, Nigel Benn went to America and took on the top Americans in the 160 pound division. Having blown away …

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Heavyweight Boxing – The Decline Of An American Tradition

 “Only in America” – Don King The current domination of the Heavyweight division by the Klitschko brothers is often met with a somewhat regretful look back to the glory days of a division that was a link between the general public and the boxing industry. The Heavyweight crown is steeped in historical significance and a crown so pertinently linked with …

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This Week in Boxing History: Roy Jones Jr vs Antonio Tarver II

What? Roy Jones Jr. vs Antonio Tarver II When? May 15th 2004 Where? Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada Background Roy Jones was unquestionably the fighter of the 1990’s. A decorated amateur, he fought in the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games. He defeated Britain’s Richie Woodhall (now a regular boxing pundit on Sky Sports) on his way to the …

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